Encounter is Omaha’s premier arts & culture magazine.

For questions about editorial, contact Encounter editor Eric Stoakes.

Chloe Kehm

August 21, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

With her bobbed blond hair, flowered orange dress, and a jean jacket covered in pins (mostly cats in some form or another), artist Chloe Kehm looks like she could have stepped out of one of […]

Story Telling with Evan Bartels

Posted In: Encounter, Music

There’s a quote featured on Evan Bartels’ website that resonates loudly with the Nebraska-bred musician: “Evan Bartels doesn’t sound like any singer I’ve ever heard. Ever. His voice sounds old and young at the same […]

Divine Serpentine

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, People

While Dulcie Mueller has been performing since age 5 with a variety of castmates and collaborators, she finally found the perfect partner several years ago in a cold-hearted reptile.  Mueller, who has a background in […]

Fashion Nomad

August 19, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Fashion, Stylists

In the fashion world, often known for inflated egos and shameless self-promotion, it’s easy to forget that not everyone is in it for money and fame.  Up-and-coming local fashion designer Paige Modlin isn’t buying into […]

Nadia Shinkunas

August 15, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

The shapes and forms in many of Nadia Shinkunas’ works have a geometric rigidity about them. To achieve their three-dimensional feel, the angles are sharp and defined. Her career path, on the other hand, is […]

Ugly Yellow and Violet Vividity

August 8, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

It all started with a knee injury. In 2006, things for the now-24-year-old Jenna Johnson came to a screeching halt when the soccer enthusiast was subjected to multiple surgeries to repair her ACL. While she […]

Lime Punch

July 26, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, Fashion

Original concept by Eric Stoakes Photography by Bill Sitzmann Design by Derek joy Styling by Katiuska Modeled by Katiuska Nuñez & Vizzerdrix This article was printed in the July/August 2018 edition of Encounter.

Alexandria 
Smith

July 24, 2018 · Posted In: Art, Encounter

After years of tenaciously applying, Brooklyn native Alexandria Smith got the news she’d been waiting for—the mixed-media visual artist had been accepted into the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts residency program. Her patience had finally […]

Encounter Destinations

July 18, 2018 · Posted In: Destinations, Encounter, Neighborhoods

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Maha Music Festival (Aug. 17-18 at Stinson Park) marks 10 years in 2018, but the all-day, all-night music cornucopia is anything but stale and wheezy. In fact, it’s fresher than ever—and getting Weezer, […]

Big Daddy

July 12, 2018 · Posted In: Encounter, People

Regular readers of Encounter may wonder what’s going on here. We don’t really do an editor’s letter in this publication. We like to let the stories, artwork, and photography speak for themselves and leave the […]


 
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